|Arkansas House of Representatives District 48|
|2009 - Present|
|January 10, 2013|
|Years in position||6|
|Per diem||$136/per day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms (6 years)|
|Bachelor's||Arkansas State University, 1997|
|J.D.||William H. Bowen School of Law, 2005|
|Date of birth||March 31, 1975|
Carter is an attorney, receiving his JD from the William H. Bowen School of Law. He received his Degree in the Graduate School of Banking from Louisiana State University, and BS in Corporate Finance from Arkansas State University.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Carter has been appointed to these committees:
- Subcommittee on Planning
- Legislative Joint Auditing Committee, Arkansas Assembly
- Revenue and Taxation Committee, Arkansas House, Chair
- House Rules Committee, Arkansas House
- Subcommittee on Complaints and Remediation
- Subcommittee on Income Taxes-Personal and Corporate
- Subcommittee on Sales, Use, Miscellaneous Taxes and Exemptions
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Carter served on these committees:
- Judiciary Committee, Arkansas House
- Joint Performance Review Committee, Arkansas State Legislature
- State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee, Arkansas House
- Subcommittee on Constitutional Issues (Chair)
- Subcommittee on Courts and Civil Law
Carter's answers to the Arkansas State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. He did not provide an answer when asked his legislative priorities.
Carter's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 1281 - "AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL PERSONS RECEIVING BENEFITS THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO UNDERGO RANDOM TESTING FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS."
- HB 1599 - "TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS IN ARKANSAS."
- HB 1643 - "TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE STANDARD DEDUCTION FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES."
For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Carter is running for re-election in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 43. Carter is unopposed in the May 22 Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.
Carter won re-election to the 48th district seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.
Carter raised $45,895 for his campaign.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Davy Carter's campaign in 2010|
|Arkansas Health Care Association||$1,000|
|Arkansas Realtors Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$22,615|
Below are Carter's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Hope For America PAC||$4,000|
|Arkansas Realtors Assoc||$2,000|
|Pinnacle Structures Inc||$2,000|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Davy + Carter + Arkansas + House
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Davy Carter's campaign website
- Arkansas House of Representatives - Rep. Davy Carter
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008
- Davy Carter on Twitter
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Carter
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Carter Issue Positions
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2012 Election candidates," March 8, 2012
- Arkansas Matters, General election results
- 2008 general election results, Arkansas
- Arkansas House spending, 2008
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
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